Individualized Care in the Radiation Oncology Setting From the Patients' and Nurses' Perspectives.

@article{Rose2016IndividualizedCI,
  title={Individualized Care in the Radiation Oncology Setting From the Patients' and Nurses' Perspectives.},
  author={Pauline M. Rose},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={411-22}
}
BACKGROUND Radiation oncology nurses engage in individualized supportive care of people undergoing radiotherapy. A primary nursing/collaborative practice framework guides the delivery of individualized care to patients. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to describe and compare patients' and nurses' perceptions of individualized care in 2 radiotherapy centers. METHODS This cross-sectional, comparative study collected data from patients (n = 173) undergoing curative radiotherapy and their… CONTINUE READING